Rwanda is the home of Virunga Lodge and our Kigali office, which handles the operations of our Rwandan business. The team here work hard to make sure that guests receive the best service in Rwanda and they deserve all the credit that they receive so below you can see them and their stories to understand what it means to us to be part of the team.


Marie Claire Umubyeyi

Operations and Sales Consultant

Claire was Born and raised in Rwanda. She has worked both in government and private sector institutions after obtaining her bachelors’ degree in social sciences/ sociology from Kigali independent University. She joined Volcanoes Safaris in 2011 as a sales consultant. She is passionate about tourism and art. She has been travelling in Africa, Europe and Asia and is interested in discovering new places, meeting new people and learning about their cultures.


Chantal Uwase

Sales Consultant

Chantal has worked at Volcanoes Safaris in Rwanda since July 2007 as a Tours Consultant and dealing with reservations. Born in Uganda but a Rwandese National, she graduated from the MakerereNakawa Business School with a Diploma in Hotel Management and Tourism. She is passionate about Special Interest Tourism, Environmental Tourism, Wildlife tourism and Ecotourism because of my interest in the relationship between tourism and the people and places it affects locally.